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Name Baker, Harold Albert
City Urbana
State IL
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1929 in Mt. Kisco, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1929 in Mt. Kisco, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on August 9, 1978, to a seat vacated by Henry S. Wise. Confirmed by the Senate on September 22, 1978, and received commission on September 23, 1978. Service terminated on March 31, 1979, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
Reassigned on March 31, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 93 Stat. 6. Served as chief judge, 1984-1991. Assumed senior status on October 4, 1994.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, 1998-2005
Judge, Alien Terrorist Removal Court, 2008-present

Education:
Columbia University
University of Illinois, A.B., 1951
University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., 1956

Professional Career:

U.S. Navy lieutenant, 1951-1953
Private practice, Champaign, Illinois, 1956-1978
Adjunct faculty member, University of Illinois College of Law, 1972-1978
Senior counsel, President's Commission on CIA Activities in the United States, 1975


compress summary

Case(s) EE-IL-0080 : EEOC v. FEDERAL EXPRESS CORPORATION
NS-DC-0049 : In Re Electronic Surveillance and Physical Search of International Terrorist Groups, Their Agents, and Related Targets [Raw Take Order Docket 02-431]
PC-IL-0031 : Rasho v. Walker
PC-IL-0035 : Moorhead v. Lane

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